PPHS 602 Foundations of Population Health (3 credits)

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Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


PPHS : Introduction to global population health, including causes of morbidity and mortality, surveillance systems and vital statistics, and trends over time. Overviews of epidemiology of cancer, cardiovascular, infectious, environmental, psychiatric and nutritional diseases. Fundamentals and methods for studying burden of disease in populations, and how these differ across time, space, groups.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Paradis, Gilles; Weichenthal, Scott Andrew (Fall)

  • Not open to students who have taken EPIB 602.

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